Moran recognized as One of Registered Rep Magazine's "Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors"

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Moran, founding member of the Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, has been named to the prestigious "Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors" list in the September 2012 issue of Registered Rep Magazine.

Registered Rep's annual list reflects the top eligible financial advisors in the United States who are ranked by assets under management effective June 30, 2012.  Only those advisors for whom a majority of assets correspond to retail clients were eligible for the list.  The magazine covers all aspects of the investment industry for the retail investment professional, serving brokers, financial advisors, and financial planners with award-winning coverage of industry trends, news about the firms, and the latest products and innovations.

"It was quite an honor to be recognized by Registered Rep as one of its top 100 advisors," said Moran. "Our firm constantly strives to be at the top of our profession, providing the highest level of personalized service and advice to our clients."  Moran was one of only six advisors in the state of Florida to make the list.

Moran is a 30-year veteran of the securities industry and is a Managing Director and Senior PIM Portfolio Manager—the firm's highest level designation for an advisor. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Colorado. A strong supporter of the Southwest Florida community, he serves on the Corporate Advisory Board of the United Arts Council and on the Board of Directors of Opera Naples, Southwest Florida's only regional opera company. In addition, he is a member of the board for Youth Haven and the Scholarship Committee for the Culinary and Hospitality Education Foundation.

Moran Edwards Asset Management Group, formerly known as the Moran Asset Management Group, is a money management practice. The group is responsible for managing in excess of $2 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2012 and has served the Naples Community for over 30 years. The firm is located at 5801 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Suite 200 in Naples. For more information, please call (239) 254-2200 or visit

About Wells Fargo Advisors

With $1.2 trillion in client assets as of June 30, 2012, Wells Fargo's brokerage businesses are comprised of 15,170 full-service financial advisors and 3,216 licensed bankers.  This vast network of advisors, one of the nation's largest, serves clients through offices in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  Wells Fargo Advisors is the trade name used by two separate registered broker-dealers and non-bank affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company: Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC (members SIPC).  Statistics include other broker-dealers of Wells Fargo & Company.

Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC. 0912-01284

About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (, and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank's customers who conduct business in the global economy.  With more than 265,000 full-time equivalent team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States.  Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune's 2012 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy all our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially.  

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SOURCE Moran Edwards Asset Management Group

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